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54 PhD Programs in Mechanical Engineering

A PhD Mechanical Engineering degree can open many doors for career opportunities. With a PhD Mechanical Engineering, candidates can specialize in one of several sub-disciplines such as mechanics, mechatronics and robotics, structural analysis, thermodynamics and thermo-science, or design. During the approximately four years candidates work on their PhD Mechanical Engineering degree, they will cond… Read more

A PhD Mechanical Engineering degree can open many doors for career opportunities. With a PhD Mechanical Engineering, candidates can specialize in one of several sub-disciplines such as mechanics, mechatronics and robotics, structural analysis, thermodynamics and thermo-science, or design.


During the approximately four years candidates work on their PhD Mechanical Engineering degree, they will conduct their own original research on a specific topic that must result in a dissertation of publishable quality. Candidates have the opportunity to investigate more deeply the discipline’s frontiers of research, like microelectro-mechanical systems, friction stir welding, composites, nanotechnology, finite element analysis, or biomechanics.


For candidates with a graduate background in engineering, who already possess the foundational knowledge in physics and material science, a PhD Mechanical Engineering could be the next step. Read more below about opportunities to start your PhD Mechanical Engineering program!

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Ph.D. in Robots, Mechatronics, and Robotic Systems is aimed at the formation of knowledge in the field of mechatronics and robotics, including knowledge, skills, and socio ... +

The Ph.D. in Robots, Mechatronics, and Robotic Systems is aimed at the formation of knowledge in the field of mechatronics and robotics, including knowledge, skills, and socio-personal qualities that ensure the success of scientific and pedagogical activities. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English, Russian
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Our society needs exceptional engineers who can understand, create and harness technology to address our shared global challenges. Without these individuals our long-term succ ... +

Our society needs exceptional engineers who can understand, create and harness technology to address our shared global challenges. Without these individuals our long-term success as technologically advanced societies and economies will be diminished. Undertaking a PhD in the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering will enable you to make a real difference, positively impacting your career and through your research improving engineering methods and practice, and ultimately society. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Ph.D. in Engineering) degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and research components of the prog ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Ph.D. in Engineering) degree is awarded to candidates who successfully complete the taught courses and research components of the program. The students are required to complete a program of advanced courses in engineering. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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San Diego State University
San Diego, USA

Graduates with a Doctoral Degree in Engineering Science (Mechanical and Aerospace) will demonstrate: an in-depth understanding of the basic and advanced topics in mechanical a ... +

Graduates with a Doctoral Degree in Engineering Science (Mechanical and Aerospace) will demonstrate: an in-depth understanding of the basic and advanced topics in mechanical and aerospace engineering; the ability to use common tools and techniques in mechanical and aerospace engineering; the ability to create and perform independent research on an original and novel topic in mechanical and aerospace engineering; and others. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Auburn University - College of Engineering
Auburn, USA

Graduate study in aerospace engineering features a meaningful research project in areas such as aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, control theory, flight dynamics, or ... +

Graduate study in aerospace engineering features a meaningful research project in areas such as aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, control theory, flight dynamics, orbital mechanics, propulsion, structures, or structural dynamics under the guidance and supervision of a senior faculty member. -
PhD
Full-time
6 - 10 years
English
Campus
 
Kyoto University Of Advanced Science
Kyoto, Japan

In the KUAS Doctor of Engineering program, students can choose from four areas of focus to become leaders of innovation in a wide variety of industries, such as robotics, ener ... +

In the KUAS Doctor of Engineering program, students can choose from four areas of focus to become leaders of innovation in a wide variety of industries, such as robotics, energy transmission, actuators and more. Our lateral, hands-on approach to learning ensures that our graduates become excellent problem-solvers who can apply their comprehensive technical knowledge for the betterment of society. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Memphis
Memphis, USA

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Health S ... +

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; and Engineering, featuring an interdepartmental curriculum with concentrations across the college. Candidates for all degrees must follow a curriculum plan that has been approved at the departmental level and by the Director of Graduate Studies of the College. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
The University of Tennessee - Tickle College of Engineering
Knoxville, USA

Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and most versatile engineering disciplines. It involves the design, analysis, testing, and manufacture of mechanical and thermal sy ... +

Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and most versatile engineering disciplines. It involves the design, analysis, testing, and manufacture of mechanical and thermal systems including medical devices, batteries, generators, engines, tools, and machines. If it moves, chances are that a mechanical engineer had something to do with it. From electric vehicles to smart manufacturing processes, a degree in mechanical engineering will equip you with the skills needed to solve problems that improve your quality of life. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
15 Oct 2022
Campus
 
Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The PhD program in Mechanical Engineering, fully taught in English, is designed to provide advanced skills and a sophisticated knowledge base at the expert level for individua ... +

The PhD program in Mechanical Engineering, fully taught in English, is designed to provide advanced skills and a sophisticated knowledge base at the expert level for individuals planning a career in academic, industry and research settings in any of the sub fields of the mechanical engineering discipline. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of Tennessee - Space Institute
Tullahoma, USA

The Laboratory for Advanced Mobility and Power was started in 2021 by Professor Peng Zhao who joined UTSI in February 2021. The laboratory’s research is on the frontier of rea ... +

The Laboratory for Advanced Mobility and Power was started in 2021 by Professor Peng Zhao who joined UTSI in February 2021. The laboratory’s research is on the frontier of reacting flow, alternative fuels, advanced powertrain systems, Li-ion battery safety, and thermal management/control/runaway, and other advanced energy conversion-related projects. Zhao’s research has been sponsored by the US Department of Energy, Los Alamos National Lab, Oak Ridge National Lab, Ford Motor Company, and BASF. Professor Zhao has published 1 book chapter and 50 journal articles in leading combustion and energy journals, including Combustion and Flame, International Journal of Engine Research, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, etc. He is a Bernard Lewis Fellow of the International Combustion Institute, session Chair of the International Combustion Symposium, organizer of SAE world congress PFL 120 and PFL 180 sessions on advanced propulsion and powertrain, member of the Early Career and Diversity Development Committee of the US Combustion Institute. -
PhD
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Campus
 
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, USA

Students in Florida Tech’s doctoral program experience an intimate learning environment where professors mentor and collaborate with students as professionals. Class sizes are ... +

Students in Florida Tech’s doctoral program experience an intimate learning environment where professors mentor and collaborate with students as professionals. Class sizes are small and the environment promotes innovative, independent thinking to develop graduates who are positioned for leadership. -
PhD
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Kent State University - College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Kent, USA

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) seeks highly qualified, independent, and ambitious applicants for its graduate programs in aerospace engineering. We feature a ... +

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) seeks highly qualified, independent, and ambitious applicants for its graduate programs in aerospace engineering. We feature a diverse faculty conducting groundbreaking research and development in four distinct, multidisciplinary research themes. Our faculty have expertise in aircraft design, space exploration, thermal-fluid sciences, data science, artificial intelligence, robotics, fuel cell propulsion and sustainability, and eVTOL propulsion. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 6 years
English
Campus